“See it & Be It”: Kat Friedman of Crosby Marketing

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The 4A’s “See It & Be It” series asks female industry leaders and those from traditionally underrepresented groups in the ad industry to share their personal stories, advice and observations on how to succeed in an industry that is overwhelmingly led by white men.

Agencies: Sign Up to Host a MAIP Fellow Today

Diversity Initiatives

Agencies: Are you interested in participating in the 4A’s Multicultural Advertising Intern Program? The deadline for signing up is January 20th.

Judge denies WPP’s motion to dismiss Johnson discrimination suit

Third Party Content

CEO Gustavo Martinez created “a workplace cut through with hostility,” says judge.

See It & Be It: Tierney’s Leticia Bradley

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In this latest article from the 4A’s series promoting gender equality, Tierney’s Leticia Bradley shares her thoughts on how to succeed in advertising when you’re an African-American woman.

Why Ageism is Adland’s Next Frontier

Research Services

This survey by Campaign and MEC uncovers the experiences and issues of ageism in the UK advertising and marketing industry.

Notes from an ‘Old’: Ageism in the Digital Age

Third Party Content

Mark Duffy has written the Copyranter blog for 11 years and is a freelancing copywriter with 25-plus years of experience. Here, he shares his experience with ageism in the ad industry.

4A’s Foundation Appoints Joe Erwin as New Board Chair

Diversity Initiatives

Career Marketing Executive Will Help Lead the Foundation into the Future November 16, 2016—New York, NY—The 4A’s Foundation, the 501(c)(3) organization of America’s leading trade association representing the advertising agency business, today announced Joe Erwin has been named chairman of the board. The foundation, soon heading into its 20th year, provides support for multicultural students pursuing a career in […]

“See It & Be It”: Lisa Holtorf of Strategic America

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Our “See It & Be It” asks industry leaders—who are female or from traditionally underrepresented groups in the ad industry—to provide their personal stories, advice and observations on how to succeed in an industry that is overwhelmingly led by white men.

New Data on Gender Issues Revealed & Nancy Hill Award Announced

Marketing & Communications

New data revealed about female creatives at 3% Conference. Creation of “The Nancy Hill Award” also announced.

“See It & Be It”: Drew Schwartz of Terri & Sandy

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The 4A’s is committed to gender equality and diversity, as a whole, in the advertising industry. As part of our “See It & Be It” series, we invite industry leaders to share their wisdom on how to succeed in advertising despite your gender, age, sexual preference, racial background, etc. Here Drew Schwartz of Terri & Allen, shares her point of view.

Erin Johnson to Return to JWT 8 Months After Discrimination Suit Against the Agency

Third Party Content

The news comes from an internal all-staff email from global chairman and CEO Tamara Ingram

“See It & Be It”: Karen King of Spawn Ideas

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Anchorage, Alaska-based agency leader offers advice on gender diversity.